Kyoto Protocol

COP25 climate summit: what’s happened?

The real test will come next year in Glasgow, when countries have to make concrete commitments to reducing emissions

Climate change Bill needs to be strengthened

There appears to be no legal consequences for organs of state that fail to comply with the Bill

A futuristic look: global warming heats up the planet

We knew that 2017 was the year to put the brakes on activities that cause global warming, but we didn’t do enough – welcome to the future.

US, China agree on cooperation to tackle climate change

The world's top greenhouse gas emitters, China and the United States, have signed an agreement to work together to address climate change issues.

Russia won’t cut emissions under extended Kyoto climate pact

Russia has confirmed it will not make cuts in greenhouse gas emissions from 2013 under the UN's Kyoto Protocol, joining Canada and Japan.

Race on to secure life after Kyoto

Concerned countries want a new phase of the protocol to kick in immediately after it expires, writes Fiona Macleod.

Diplomats win, but climate loses

Crucial issues were not resolved, leaving much committee work before Rio+20 and COP18.

A dummy’s guide: Making sense of COP17

COP17 has come and gone, leaving many South Africans still scratching their heads about what it all meant. You have questions, we have answers.

Canada pulls out of Kyoto Protocol

Canada has withdrawn from the Kyoto Protocol on climate change, saying the accord did not represent the way forward for the country or the world.

COP17: Team SA an ‘outstanding success’

Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has hailed South Africa's role at COP17 as an "outstanding success".

Climate change group charting universal agreement

According to the presidency of COP17, an ad hoc group will now work towards charting a new universal legal agreement on climate change.

Landmark roadmap sets climate change course for 2015

After two and a half days of round-the-clock discussions at the end of COP17, global leaders have finally agreed on a course to fight climate change.

Press Releases

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Is your tertiary institution is accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.

Innovate4AMR now in second year

SA's Team pill-Alert aims to tackle antimicrobial resistance by implementing their strategic intervention that ensures patients comply with treatment.

Medical students present solution in Geneva

Kapil Narain and Mohamed Hoosen Suleman were selected to present their strategic intervention to tackle antimicrobial resistance to an international panel of experts.